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    Police Sergeant Morgan, who saved girl from drowning, now wins uniform swimming race.

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    Item title reads - Police Sergeant hero of the sea. Sergeant Morgan, who plunged into the sea fully clothed and saved girl from drowning later wins 40 yards uniform race at Brighton Regatta. East Sussex.

    M/S as two men in bathing suits balance on a raft in the sea, they try to push each other off with long poles. One man succeeds and his opponent plunges into the sea, three other men are sat around the raft. M/S as two men have to sit down on the raft, hold their knees and push each other off with their feet, one succeeds.

    M/S of policemen in uniform complete with helmet and bare feet, they walk along a jetty, then line up and dive in. M/S as they swim along with difficulty because of their uniforms. C/U of Sergeant Morgan standing on dry land in his wet uniform, he takes his helmet off.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:56:00 / 01:51:01:00
    G 1205

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